If they were not already clear, the real-world consequences of coordinated disinformation campaigns became abundantly obvious on January 6.
Disinformation has become so clever and sophisticated that individuals are unable to defend against it on their own.
Its members are insisting: "We are not anti-vaxxers"
"It is expected that healthcare workers will be careful not to disseminate fake news," said the Health Ministry.
Nathan J. Robinson has since taken upon himself the mission of exposing what he sees as unjustified punishment for making "a joke tweet".
In a community where childbearing and mothering are marks of status among women, the two developments brought the pandemic’s seriousness home for many of the town’s young mothers.
In response to the "fake news" phenomenon, the Health Ministry has launched a special team that will combat the false information found online and in the public space.
Hamodia, which is a widely read ultra-Orthodox newspaper, photoshopped masks onto several rabbis.
“Inside this echo chamber you are only exposed to your own opinions and that is very unhealthy for democracy."